LP People on the Move: March 2019

Taking the Steps To Build a Successful Loss Prevention Career

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company. Some aspire to be the best at a particular skill or discipline, building a base of knowledge and expertise that sets them apart from the rest. For others, it may involve gaining experience in multiple professional fields in order to establish a unique and versatile role. Still others simply want the recognition that comes with reaching a particular level of performance and the security that it provides.

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There are many different ways to evaluate our career vision and professional aspirations. But what is most important is that we find the path that fits us best. Whatever our professional goals and aspirations might be; whatever skills and experiences have helped forge our personal loss prevention career path, we have to find and seize the opportunities to learn, grow, and progress.

All of us throughout the LP community are proud of the accomplishments of those who have worked hard and earned a new place along their loss prevention career path. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent career moves and promotions.

March 2019

March 14th – March 20th

Hutch Hillebert is now a senior regional loss prevention manager at Rue21.

Mike Keenan, CPP, CFI, LPC is now president and CEO at Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay.


Matthew Christie is now manager of loss prevention at TJX Australia.

Delia Valadez was promoted to senior district loss prevention manager at Sephora.

Alex Alaniz was promoted to regional loss prevention director at Ross Stores.

Debbie Ho is now a field investigator at JC Penney.



Daniel LaBerge was promoted to senior manager, high risk product strategies, asset analytics and insights at CVS Health.

Jennifer Briggs, MBA was promoted to manager of investigations, Marmaxx, US, at The TJX Companies.

Debra Martin was promoted to senior director of asset protection at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.


Nick Seaman is now profit protection operation manager at Wilko (UK).

Scott Martignetti, CFI was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Sephora.

Gina Warren, CFI was promoted to senior analyst, loss prevention at Dollar General.

Ralph Frangioni is now a district loss prevention manager at Citi Trends.



James Dwyer, CFI was promoted to global investigations manager at Gap Inc.

Randy Guarneri, CFE, CFI named vice president of loss prevention at Fresh Value Marketplace.



Matt Laycock was promoted to group head of profit protection at Halfords (UK).

March 7th – March 13th

Cathy Langley, LPC was promoted to vice president of asset protection at Rite Aid.


Nate Frazier, LPC, CPP, CFI has been promoted to senior vice president of operations at GNC.


Linda Campbell, CFI was promoted to senior manager of field asset protection DSW.



Saundra Smith is now a market asset protection manager at Walmart.



Chip Bentzel was promoted to regional director of loss prevention at Gabes.



Alexis Hurley was promoted to district manager at The Home Depot.

Tyler Mason was promoted to regional asset protection director at Walmart.

Dikaios Mihalitsis was promoted to director of inventory at Rent The Runway.

Stephen Valentine was promoted to group investigations manager UK and International at JD Sports Fashion (UK).

Christian Ibbott was promoted to regional investigator at H & M.



Art Lazo was promoted to vice president of asset protection at 7-Eleven.



Tara Balkcom, LPQ is now a loss prevention specialist at Amazon.



Ken Peschier was promoted to vice president, asset protection at Dollar General.

February 28th – March 6th

Jeremy Harrington is now a district loss prevention manager at Marshalls Convenience Stores.


Danny Whaley is now director of asset protection at Regal.

Derek Coburn was promoted to business lead – systems and operations – asset protection and safety at Lowe’s Canada.


Michael Wolfson is now director of loss prevention at Surf Style Retail Management.


Jeff Bucher, LPC was promoted to district asset protection, operations, and safety manager at Lowe’s.

Gina Callahan was promoted to regional asset protection director at Walmart.



Sean Johnson is now an area asset protection manager at DTLR.

Carlos Diaz Herrera is now a multi-district asset protection leader at CVS Health.

Jake Welch, CFI was promoted to loss prevention project manager at Ulta Beauty.

Candice Caldwell is now a district asset protection manager at Stage Inc.



Brent Cohen, CFI was promoted to global investigations manager at Amazon.



Rizwan Mohammed was promoted to market investigator at Target.



David Marsh, PgDip, MSyI, CPP was promoted to regional loss prevention manager – EMEA retail and global logistics at Amazon (UK).


Patrick Turner was promoted to area loss prevention manager in training at Ross Stores, Inc.

Dave Alves was promoted to market asset protection leader at Big Lots.

Andrea Buckles was promoted to division asset protection assistant manager at The Kroger Co.


Scott Kamlet is now a regional loss prevention manager – supply chain at Williams-Sonoma.


Brian Wildman CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at SSP America.

Matthew Skalisky was promoted to regional investigations manager at Lowe’s.

Ryan Arensberg was promoted to divisional director – asset protection, operations & safety at Lowe’s.


Mark Stinde, MBA, LPC has been named senior vice president of asset protection at JC Penney.


Kelly Scott was promoted to district leader at Rite Aid.

Leigh Kohlhaas is now loss prevention operations manager at J. Crew.

Hector Erazo, LPC, CFI was named senior manager, retail security at Oportun

Bobby Haskins was named director of market development – North America and retail asset protection at Auror

Chris Boling is now vice president of store operations at Casey’s General Stores.

Carl Johnson, LPC, CFI is now a Market Human Resources Leader at Big Lots Stores.



Review the February 2019 “People on the Move”

Many of the loss prevention / asset protection career moves and promotions are reported to us by our career advisor partners. We are grateful for their collective efforts and diligence in delivering this information. If you would like to provide information pertaining to a recent promotion or career move that is not listed below, please email submissions to peopleonthemove (at) lpportal (dot) com.


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